Singer of popular 'Police Abaa' song is dead

The family of famous Ghanaian highlife artiste, Nana Nsiah Piesie, has disclosed that he has passed on.

Nana Nsiah Piesie

According to the brother of the ‘Police Abaa’ crooner, the musician died in an accident around Pokuase, a suburb of Accra, on Monday, April 4, 2022.

Rev. Stephen Ohene Boahen, the brother of the late highlife artiste, confirmed this in a statement.

“It is with a heavy heart to confirm the news of the unexpected departure of our Brother and Music Legend, Nana Nsiah Piesie of Police Abaa fame to the other side on Monday 4th April, 2022.”

"He had a car accident around Pokuase and was rushed to 37 Military Hospital. They did not take care of him upon arrival and referred him to Accra Regional Hospital but he couldn't make it. He gave up his soul on the Arrival.”


Nana Nsiah Piesie was born in Asante Effiduasi in the Ashanti Region.

He completed his secondary education at Bechem Presbytarian Senior High School.

During his time at the school, he passion for music made him perform consistely at the school’s entertainment events. The songs were covers of popular Ghanaian highlife at the time.

After graduation, he joined the band known as Osei Kofi's African Beats Band.

His vocal range won him many fans and accolades from the band during their 1999 International tour to Germany, Italy and Holland.


After the tour, Nana Nsiah Piesie separated from the band to release hit single such as ‘Police Abaa’, ‘Men nwe Aboo,’ ‘Enyigyina Bekume" and "Me do wo".

‘Police Abaa’ is among his greatest hit songs. The song was so popular that it propelled him to tour African continent.

He created about 5 albums and won several awards such as the most Promising Star award from Ghana.


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